10.17.2012

Everyday Blessings // 5


>> Oregon's first rain
>> getting texts from one of my besties right at the moment I needed them
>> starting my very own portrait drawing class.  I'm the teacher.
>> making progress in learning Japanese
>> possibly being able to attend a concert where one of your favorite Christian artists is performing
>> the October dance being a hit and everyone having fun at it
>> friends who console you when technology doesn't work
>> having the opportunity to speak about your ministry at a documentary showing
>> joining Twitter
>> when one of your favorite bandmembers from one of your favorite bands tags you in a comment (on  Twitter) 
>> getting a stain out of one of your favorite shirts
>> reconnecting with old friends
>> watching Anne of Green Gables with your sisters
>> having a movie day with friends - complete with chocolate and junk food
>> visiting art school for the first time in months...and people saying 'we miss you!'
>> a friend finishing a painting for you and being able to finally hang it in your room
>> drinking sparkling water
>> singing in the rain

PS: It's my sister, Eunice's, birthday today:)  She's turning 11!

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How has your autumn been so far, friends??

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'But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength in time of trouble. The LORD helps them and delivers them; He delivers them from the wicked and saves them. Because they take refuge in Him.'
~ Psalm 37:39-40

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16 comments:

  1. I love all of those blessings you are thankful for! And happy birthday to your sister. :)

    I've really loved autumn, personally. I feel I've grown in a lot of ways and I just love being 18.

    http://eternal-simplicity.blogspot.com

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  2. tell your sister happy birthday from someone her age! :) and that sounds like an awesome autumn, if only the autumn breeze would be every day instead of every other day here in florida!

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  3. Sounds like you've been really blessed this Fall, Raquel. ;) Very lovely indeed.

    and a Happy Birthday to your little sister Eunice today! I have a sister whose birthday is tomorrow and she's turning 16. :) My, my how they grow up so fast.....

    My autumn has been pretty good so far. Baked a lot of fall recipes, enjoying the cooler weather and drinking favorite fall drinks always helps. ;) I'm also looking forward to a harvest party that's coming up next week. Some friends of ours are hosting it, and they say they'll be dancing, good food, and a Scottish bagpipe player there. Can't wait to hear that! ;)

    Take care!

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  4. Happy birthday to Eunice! Hope she has a lovely birthday!

    I love these everyday blessings posts. They are so much fun!

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  5. Love this, Raquel. :) So lovely! And happy birthday to Eunice! Today is my my older sister Grace's birthday! She turned 20. ;) That is kind of funny. Will there be a birthday girl photo-shoot coming up?

    ::hugs!::
    -Mikailah

    www.maid4him.blogspot.com

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  6. Now I want some sparkling water! hehe:) Sounds like you've been having a great time!

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  7. So sweet! I love the list. Happy birthday to your sister! :) My autumn has being faring well too, full of pumpkin goodness!

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  8. I love how you're making a list of your blessings! It's so good to be reminded of all that we are blessed with. I think I shall follow your example and write a list of my own to keep me thankful. :)
    My family watched Anne of Green Gables lately too! LOVE that movie. Now my sisters and I are reading the movie script together and we try to do all the voices. It's so much fun!

    Best of luck on your portrait drawing class!

    Blessings!

    -Madi

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  9. Oh!! And Happy Happy Birthday to your sister Eunice I hope she has a fabulous day. :)

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  10. My autumn has been great so far!! I have yet to visit a pumpkin patch with friends, but I plan on doing it hopefully sometime soon!! :) So yep.

    Oh and I LOVE that picture you posted!! Very cute.

    Love,
    Manda
    http://meandjesus-amanda.blogspot.com

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  11. Its nice to take time out and count our blessings! This is lovely.

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  12. I love your list, Raquel!!! :) Fall is such a fun time of year and you had really fun/exciting things on your list...sounds like you are having some really unique experiences too (learning Japanese and getting to teach an art class - fun! :)

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  13. Happy birthday Eunice!! Hope you have a great day!

    Hannah

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  14. I loved this, Raquel!!

    Tell your sister happy birthday!! It's kinda sad when little sisters grow up so fast!! :)

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  15. Yay, about time you joined twitter!!! :D Movie days are awesome.

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  16. Your blog is beautiful! Keep up the good work beautiful lady of God!

    Also check out www.andlovewillfindyou.blogspot.com

    Be amazingly blessed!

    X

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